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Table 3 Themes and subthemes

From: A qualitative study of the cognitive behavioral intention of patients with diabetes in rural China who have experienced delayed diagnosis and treatment

ThemeSubthemes
Lacked knowledge of diabetesInsufficient understanding of the disease
Lacked awareness of early treatment
Lack of self-control and monitoring
Negative coping stylePoor medical behavior
Fear/Anxiety
Uncertainty about the future
Dissatisfaction with the existing medical serviceDiscomfort in the medical environment and the cumbersome medical process
Unsatisfied with the professional guidance concerning the disease
Influence of social supportSupport from family and others
Medical economic burden